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Vodafone Turkey commercial deal with Cisco, Qwilt

October 12, 2022

Vodafone Turkey has signed a commercial agreement with Cisco and Qwilt to enhance the quality and delivery capacity of its live streaming, VoD and media applications to approximately 25 million subscribers in Turkey.

Vodafone Turkey is the leading digital service provider in Turkey with a presence in 81 provinces. This new strategic relationship is the latest example of Cisco and Qwilt’s drive towards a federated content delivery network for the mutual benefit of Content Publishers and Communication Service Providers, globally.

Levent Gemici, Chief Strategy, Wholesale & Customer Operations Officer, Vodafone Turkey, said: “Quality of experience is our top priority, and we are proud of the high level of service we provide our customers. As the demand for our live streaming, VoD, and application services grows, we want to continuously collaborate with Content Publishers serving Turkey to build the necessary infrastructure to deliver top-quality experiences. Partnering with Cisco and Qwilt provides us with a new way to enable content delivery from within service provider networks. It gives us access to a more scalable content delivery infrastructure while ensuring our customers receive the best streaming quality.”

By joining Cisco and Qwilt’s global alliance of service providers and employing Qwilt’s Open Edge Cloud for Content Delivery solution, Vodafone Turkey says it establishes a highly distributed layer of content caching resources that delivers media and applications from the closest possible source to subscribers. The partnership allows Vodafone Turkey to rapidly scale while accommodating exciting digital services and experiences, including media and website delivery.

Alon Maor, CEO, Qwilt, said: “As one of Turkey’s leading service providers, Vodafone Turkey is a fantastic addition to our global partnership and enables us to power a unique content delivery service offering across the region. Through our edge caching model, Vodafone Turkey can further improve its central role in the end-to-end media value chain while embracing new monetization opportunities for content delivery. We’re delighted to see such rapid momentum among our global partners as we continue to build the world’s highest-performing edge delivery network.”

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